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A third of animal owners confess to ‘throwing sickies’ to tend to poorly pet

Nearly half of all animal owners confess that they’ve pulled a ‘sicky’ to pander to a poorly pet.

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Half of us don’t know our neighbours’ names, says poll

Half of us don’t know our neighbours’ names, says poll

More than half of all Brits don’t even know their neighbours’ full names, a survey has found.

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TOMY recall children’s toy over injury fears

Children’s toy manufacturer TOMY Europe has recalled a popular product over safety fears.

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NOSTALGIA: Pupils take to the streets

NOSTALGIA: Pupils take to the streets

Banner-waving children from the Grange Comprehensive School are seen marching through the streets of Daventry in protest over education cuts in February, 1980.

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Chris Heaton-Harris has told of his time spent as a 'hostage' at Buckingham Palace.

'They treated me very nicely': Daventry MP talks of his time as a Buckingham Palace 'hostage'

The Daventry MP who has been tasked with writing to the Queen every day has described how Buckingham Palace staff fed him tea and shortbread during a brief period as the monarch's 'hostage'.
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The Mercedes makes a break for it along the hard shoulder...

Driver's thwarted hard shoulder queue cheating caught on camera by Northamptonshire man

A Northamptonshire man's video showing a cheeky driver's thwarted attempt to beat a queue via the hard shoulder has been seen more than 100,000 times online.
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Cars have been left covered in a layer of red dust

Why have our cars suddenly been covered in dust?

People across the country will have woken up this morning to find their cars covered in a mysterious red dust.

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Police are asking for witnesses to come forward.

"Suspicious" fire at fast food restaurant in Daventry, say police

A fire at a fast food restaurant earlier this week in Daventry is being treated as "suspicious".

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The Lighthouse on Wellingborough Road

Restaurant Review: The Lighthouse

I have a confession to make. Although I’ve lived in England my whole life, I’ve never been the biggest fish and chips fan.

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Sandy Denny has been honoured with a blue plaque at Byfield Village Hall.

Folk hero who played her last ever gig in Northamptonshire is honoured with a blue plaque

A village hall in Northamptonshire where an iconic folk singer played her last ever show has been fitted with a blue plaque as part of a BBC scheme.
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Mary-Jane Brown gives a talk at an event focussing on falls prevention at Moulton Village Hall

Good Neighbour Scheme strengthens community ties in Daventry district

A new strategy to improve the lives of older people living in Daventry district is already paying dividends with the success of an initiative in Moulton.

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Dale Pinnock

Daventry health store to welcome TV chef

TV chef and author Dale Pinnock will be turning the heat up at Sheaf Street Health Store when he comes to Daventry on September 21.

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Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Young adults are twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged over 54, according to new research.

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Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from going on all-inclusive holidays abroad unless they stop making fake food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned.

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Chris Heaton-Harris has been chosen as Buckingham Palace's 'hostage' today.

Daventry MP to be 'taken hostage' during Parliament opening today

Daventry's MP will be 'held hostage' at Buckingham Palace today during the state opening of Parliament.
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Dexter

Community effort in Daventry helps reunite lost dog with owner

A missing dog lost for five days in Daventry was found in a nearby building site after the town’s community came together to join in the search.

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The Neighbourhood Development Plan can be viewed at Crick Post Office and in the Daventry District Council's offices

Views sought on neighbourhood plan for Crick village

People are being invited to have their say on a planning document which will help shape the development of Crick village.

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Ministry of Defence representative Colonel Stuart Williams shakes hands with Cheif Constable Simon Edens.

Northamptonshire Police signs Armed Forces Covenant to recognise service personnel's dedication to their country

Northamptonshire Police Chief Constable Simon Edens has signed a pledge for the force to treat service personnel and their families with fairness and respect.
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Geraldine Turner went missing yesterday (June 19).

Missing elderly woman sadly found deceased in Northamptonshire field

A missing 73-year-old woman from Northamptonshire has sadly been found dead, police say.

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